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Test Code FALB ALBUMIN, FLUID

Important Note

Only pleural or peritoneal fluid is acceptable.
Best interpreted in the context of a paired serum albumin vallue.

Additional Codes

Primary ID Epic Code Mayo Access ID
FALB LAB3106 FAH5722

Specimen Information

Container Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol Minimum Vol Stability
Sterile Container Pleural Fluid

Refrigerate

2 mL 1 mL 0.2 mL 5 days
Sterile Container Peritoneal Fluid

Refrigerate

2 mL 1 mL 0.2 mL 5 days

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Colorimetric

CPT(s)

Description                                                           

CPT Code
Albumin 82042

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

None

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

Order Code LOINC

Order Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
FALB Albumin, Fluid 1747-5

 

Result Code LOINC(s)

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
FALB Albumin, Fluid 1747-5